Sripali Shiromala WeerakkodyAll-rounder
National SideSri Lanka
Date of Birth07-01-1986
Place of BirthKirindiwela, Sri Lanka
Batting StyleLeft-hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Sripali Weerakkody is amongst the most experienced players of Sri Lanka. She plays as an all-rounder in the team but mostly contributes through her bowling.The medium-pacer made her international debut in 2006 against Pakistan and ever since then, became a key member of the side.
Not a specialized bowler in the initial run of her career, Sripali continued playing regularly and improved thereon, becoming an asset for the national set-up. Her skills were nourished with the added advantage of pace and consistency marked by an economical bowling average.
At present, she is the lead pacer of the team who rallies around the younger lot, giving crucial advice to the likes of Ama Kanchana and Eshani. Her experiences and skills always help the team at crucial stages. At present, she is the most economical bowler of her team and keeps a constant tab on the scoring rates.
- June 25, 2020
Sripali Weerakkody completed a course as a 'Master and Fitness Trainer' and was certified by the Australian Institute of Sport.
- November 10, 2018
Match Preview: England v Sri Lanka – Match 4 Date: 10 November 2018 Venue: Darren Sammy National Stadium, St. Lucia The warm-up games were the ideal opportunities to fine-tune before the main action starts for both teams this Saturday. However, both teams will be less than satisfied with their preparation leading up to their opening
- October 9, 2018
Sri Lanka have announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament in the Caribbean in November. The squad is near-identical which played the home series against India last month. Anushka Sanjeewani and Sharina Ravikumar, who both were the part of the squad during India series, couldn’t make it to the WT20 squad.
- September 25, 2018
Harmanpreet Kaur’s blistering 63 off 38 and Poonam Yadav’s 3 for 18 helped India to win the match by 51 runs and clinch the five-match T20I series by 4-0. Put into bat, India got the big blow in the very first over when Smriti Mandhana went for a duck. Her poor form continued as she